Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre
Conway, AR

Expires: 04/01/15

Job Dates

05/11/15 - 07/03/15



AST is the states only professional Shakespeare company and is housed on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas in Conway. Each summer, AST offers full productions of a range of Shakespeare's works, as well as other plays and musicals that help fulfill AST's mission to entertain, engage and enrich the community.

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre presents one musical and one Shakespeare production in a traditional proscenium roadhouse, one Shakespeare production in a touring outdoor setting, and one childrens show.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-Assisting the Technical Director in daily duties
-Drafting as needed
-Supervise Load ins/outs, Changeovers, + Strikes
-Supervise rigging
-Act as Master Carpenter in the absence of the Technical Director
-Build/Shop responsibilities
-AutoCAD/Vectorworks competency
-Ability to read technical drawings
-Strong carpentry skills
-Strong rigging skills
-Efficient and effective under pressure

Applicants must:

Have technical experience.
Be educated in the safe operation of hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools, and MIG welding.
Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repeatedly
Able to push/pull up to 100 pounds.
A valid drivers license
Able to work on ladders and at heights
A good attitude and work ethic.
Professional experience preferred

The scene shop is located across campus from the proscenium roadhouse and is a fully tooled wood shop with metal capabilities and provides sufficient paint space for full stage drop layout. Provided housing is within walking distance to the theatre.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three current references. For more information about AST, visit our web site at www.arkshakes.com.


Rebekah Scallet

Producing Artistic Director

Log in to see my email


(501) 852-0702

Business Address

UCA Box 5136

Conway, AR 72035

Posted: 01/27/2015 15:38:00 EST

Last Updated: 12/02/2014 06:01 EST

Trackback: http://offstagejobs.com/jobdetail.php?jobID=24938

Tixato (from Figure 53, the makers of QLab), is the exclusive sponsor of OffStageJobs.com!